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Local Events of Interest

Saturday, APRIL 23, 2022 –  10 am – 4 pm – SEEDY SATURDAY,
New Location: Dundas Place (from Wellington to Ridout Streets – Dundas will be closed for the event)
Purchase tickets – $10 – in advance for speakers (at the Library Wolf Performance Hall)
Speakers: Emma Biggs 10 am (small spaces & containers), Rose Marie Szalich 12 pm (Therapeutic Gardening)
Dan Cooper 1:30 pm (Gardening tips for low maintenance gardening)


Sunday, APRIL 24, 2022 – 12 – 3 pm – 625 Springbank Drive – Free Admission
Friends of the London Civic Garden Complex Greenhouse Tour & Open House
Bagged Compost ($3) and Plants for sale (cash, cheque or Etransfer only)
Free potted Native Plant (while quantities last)  Children may plant a seedling to take home.

Grill’em Food Truck and the City of London Thirst Station on site

Displays: Ontario Growers, Garden Club of London, London Horticultural Society,
London Middlesex Master Gardeners, Lambeth Horticultural Society, Bumblebee Gardens,
Purdy Natural, Thames Talbot Land Trust, Reforest London, Thames Valley Trails Assoc./Hike Ontario

Note about PARKING: lot fills up quickly, ample parking available at the
Springbank Community Centre on Wonderland Rd.
Finch Hyundai Shuttle available to take you to the Civic Garden Complex.




Horticultural terminology

Alba – White
Alpina – Plant from the mountains
Canadensis – Native to Canada
Caerulea – Blue
Grandiflora – Big flowers
Japonica – Plant from Japan
Lutea – Yellow
Macrophylla – Plant has big leaves
Maculata – Spotted
Maritima – Plant from near the sea
Montana – Plant from the mountains
Nana – Dwarf
Occidentalis – Plant from the western hemisphere
Odorata – Scented
Officinalis – A plant used as a herb
Orientalis – Plant from the eastern hemisphere
Paniculata – Blooming in panicles
Purpurea – Purple
Reptans – Creeping
Rosea – Pink
Rubrum – Red
Rugosa – ridged, usually in reference to the leaves
Scandens – Climbing
Sinensis – Plant from China
Stricta – Upright
Sylvestris – Plant from the forest


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